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Tuesday August 20,1996This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1996-08-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners1Baltimore Orioles4BoxMike MussinaMatt WagnerRandy Myers
Oakland Athletics3Boston Red Sox4BoxRich GarcesMike MohlerHeathcliff Slocumb
Texas Rangers4Cleveland Indians10BoxAlbie LopezBobby Witt(none)
Chicago White Sox11Detroit Tigers16BoxRichie LewisKevin Tapani(none)
Toronto Blue Jays6Kansas City Royals5BoxMike TimlinRick Huisman(none)
Milwaukee Brewers7Minnesota Twins12BoxJose ParraRicky Bones(none)
California Angels6New York Yankees17BoxBrian BoehringerDennis Springer(none)
Cincinnati Reds1Atlanta Braves4BoxTom GlavineDave BurbaMark Wohlers
Florida Marlins1Chicago Cubs8BoxKevin FosterMark Hutton(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4Colorado Rockies5BoxMike MunozT.J. Mathews(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4Houston Astros9BoxDonne WallDan MiceliXavier Hernandez
Philadelphia Phillies3Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxRicardo JordanAntonio OsunaRicky Bottalico
Montreal Expos0San Diego Padres3BoxBob TewksburyRheal CormierTrevor Hoffman
New York Mets7San Francisco Giants3BoxBobby JonesOsvaldo FernandezJohn Franco

Standings as of 1996-08-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Yankees1247252.581--6616105132-2940-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBob WatsonYankee Stadium I382018.526
2510Baltimore Orioles1256758.5365.57557015434-2832-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards372116.568
3817Boston Red Sox1266264.49211.0726737-1126-3636-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan DuquetteFenway Park362313.639
41324Toronto Blue Jays1265769.45216.0629668-3929-3628-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome361719.472
51428Detroit Tigers1254382.34429.5621870-24919-4824-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium371027.270
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cleveland Indians1267650.603--73761412339-2737-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field352312.657
245Chicago White Sox1276958.5437.57216279435-3334-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry BevingtonRon SchuelerComiskey Park II351619.457
3715Minnesota Twins1256362.50412.57156971832-2831-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome371522.405
41019Milwaukee Brewers1275968.46517.5724719528-3331-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium352114.600
51122Kansas City Royals1275869.45718.5602623-2132-3326-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium341717.500
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Texas Rangers1277255.567--74362112229-3143-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington351817.514
2612Seattle Mariners1246460.5166.57667155133-2731-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome372116.568
3918Oakland Athletics1286266.48410.5685721-3632-3030-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossSandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum341618.471
41223California Angels1255768.45614.0605767-16221-4136-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiAnaheim Stadium361323.361
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1247846.629--61746415333-2545-21W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium381820.474
226Montreal Expos1246757.54011.06055327329-3238-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium382117.553
31020New York Mets1275968.46520.5596614-1825-4034-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McIlvaineShea Stadium351223.343
41121Florida Marlins1265868.46021.0519560-4119-4339-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium362214.611
51427Philadelphia Phillies1265175.40528.0499624-12524-4027-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee ThomasVeterans Stadium361620.444
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Houston Astros1266858.540--620629-932-3536-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome361422.389
259St. Louis Cardinals1256758.5360.55925524032-3035-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II372116.568
3814Cincinnati Reds1236261.5044.5570602-3229-3033-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRiverfront Stadium391920.487
4916Chicago Cubs1246262.5005.06095832627-3135-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field381424.368
51326Pittsburgh Pirates1255273.41615.5567645-7825-3727-36L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium372116.568
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1996 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148San Diego Padres1286959.539--6225517134-2935-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersJack Murphy Stadium342212.647
2611Los Angeles Dodgers1256659.5281.55275131433-3233-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Fred ClaireDodger Stadium372413.649
3713Colorado Rockies1266462.5084.0746754-823-4341-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field361917.528
41225San Francisco Giants1235370.43113.5579645-6625-3928-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBob QuinnCandlestick Park391524.385


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Mark CarrollC17.305signed